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tuesday. the showdown and, tonight, donald trump and the staggering new poll. and the trump rally turning ugly today. the photographer thrown to the ground. plus, the new numbers tonight on hillary clinton. is there a path for bernie sanders? also breaking, the school shooting inside a cafeteria. the 14-year-old opening fire, then running from the scene. breaking down on t t stand. erin andrews late today, testifying in the case of her stalkeke and a famous hotel. making a statatent. chris rock at the oscars. and leonardo dicaprio finally winning.g. what he quietly said backstage. and late word today, as we remember another oscar-winning actor. good ening. and it's great to have you with us here on a monday night. and we begin withfast-moving
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super tuesday showdown. and the central question this evening. can any of the republican candidates stop donald trump? and hillary clinton, afterer resounding win in south carolina, what is bernie sanders' path? the new national poll tonight shing donald trump surging ahead. and, for the democrats, hillary clinton leading 55% to sanders' 38%. but donald trump facing new questions about the ku klux klan, claiming he couldn't hear during an interview when asked about david duke. senator marco rubio taking aim at trump again tonight. and hillary clinton shifting her message, in a line aimed at trump, as well. is she turning to the national race now? and this evening, from a trump rally in virginia, that's a "time" magazine photographer taken down by a secret service agent. our team on it all, and abc's tom llamas, leadings off from georgia. >> reporter: tonight, on the eve of super tuesday, tension erupting at a trump rally in virginia.
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>> reporter: a large group of student protester marched out of the event. as they pass, a photographer from "time" magazine, thrown to the ground by a secre service agent. watch again. the agent's hands around the photographer's neck. then, with the man still on the ground, an angry exchange of words. the secret service now investigating. but that@wasn't all. trump singling out another protester, asking if she's mexican. >>re you from mexico? are you from mexico? right smack in the middle of my punch line. >> reporter:today's confrontations coming as the republican front-runner finds himself in the middle of a new controversy. dodging a question about whether he will reject the support of former ku klux klan grand wizard dave duke david duke. >> would you say, you condemn them and you don't want their support? >> well, i have to look at the group. i mean, i don't know what group you're talking about. >> i mean, i'm just talking abouttavid duke and the ku klux klan here. >> i don't know david duke.
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him. i'm pretty sure i didn't meet him. i don't know anything about them. >> reporter: today, trump understood fire, saying he didn't understand the question. >> so, let me tell you, i'm sitting in a house in florida with a very bad ear piece that they gave me. and you cou hardly hear what he was saying. >> reporter: but trump clearly knows who david duke is. listen to what he said in 2000. >> david duke just joined, a bigot, a racist, a problem. i mean, this is not exactly the people you want in your party. >> reporter: and friday, trump said this. >> i didn't even know he endorsed me? david duke endorsed me? i disavow, okay? >> reporter: trump's response drawing anger from his rival, senator marco rubio. >> he blamed it on a bad ear piece, that he couldn't hear the question. i don't care how bad the eerm piece is, ku klux klan comes through pretty clearly, and he refuses to criticize it. >> reporter: this weekend, rubio and trump engaging inn an epic schoolyard name-calling war. >> i've never seen a human being sweat like he sweats. >e doesn't sweat because his
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tan that he useses >> marco rubio, a total -- totot featherweight. >> i don't understand why his hands are the size of seone who is 52'2". have you seen his hands? they're like this. and, you know what they say about men with small hands. you can't trust them. >> reporter: left o of the trump/rubio brawl, senator ted cruz, camped out in his home state of texas, hoping a victory there keeps him in the race. >> if you don't want to see donald trump as our nominee and you don't want to see hillary clinton win the general, then, i ask for you to join us. >> and tom llamas joining us live from georgia, and tom, growing concern tonight among some leading republicans that the prospect of donald trump has the republican nominee? >> reporter: that's right, david. the republicann party could be headed for a civil war. as donald trump speaks behind
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republican members of congress who say if he's the gop nominee, they will not vote for hi david? >> we can see donald trump behind you. tom llamas leading us off again tonight. tom, thank you. melania trump speakin out tonight, as well. saying she doesn't always agree with her husband, pecially, she says, his language. including when he repeated a crude word a woman at one of his events shouted out to describe ted cruz. >> i was in new hampshire when the woman was shouting out the inappropriate word. and i was there, and i'm thinking, like, don't repeat it, in my held, justst for him. don't repeat it. just don't say it, because the next day, media, all they will talk a aut is that. but he repeated. >> mrs. trump telling cnn that afterward, she did share her thoughts with her husband. we turn next tonight to the democrats, hillary clinton, fresh off her rout in south carolina, hoping to do the same in other southern states tomorrow. bernie sanders hoping to win his home state of vermont and several others, to stay alive in this race.
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new response to donald trump's make america great message. abs cecilia vega in virginia now. >> all right, everybody, fired up! >> reporter: tonight, hillary clinton hoping to sweep the uth and win super tuesday. >> if you go out and vote for me tomorrow, i will stand up and fight for you throughout this campaign, no matter who the republicans nominate. >> reporter: in virginia, with just hours left until voting begins, clinton feeling confident. secretary clinton, your super tuesday prediction? >> just happy to be in virginia, working hard for every single vote. >> reporter: she's riding a wave of momentum after her south carolina blowout, winning 86% of the black vote. that's even more than president obama won in 2008. now, she's looking for a repeat tomorrow in states like georgia and alabama, where african-americans make up half of all democratic voters.
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goes national. >> reporter: bernie sanders now facing tough questions about the future of his campaign. >> we got decimated, but eddecimated. but we got killed. >> reporter: while he packed in the crowds today -- >> we can win. no question. here in minnesota. if we have a turnout. >> reporter: the vermont senator logged just two stops on the campaign trail. while clinton and her husband made a super-sized super tuesday push, visiting three different states and the eight different cities. both clintons now have their eyes on the same target -- donald trump. when the republicans say they want to make america great again, she doesn't agree with that. she said, we never stopped being great. >> i don't think america has ever@ stopped being great. what we need to do now is make america whole. >> reporter: and just tonight, the stateepartment releasing the final batch of hillary clinton's e-mails from her pril vat server. more than 50,000 panels in all. and while she's certainly glad to have this chapter behind her, she heads into super tuesday with that fbi investigation
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>> cecilia vega with us tonight. thank you. let's get right to abc's jonathan karl, who has the telestrator, the map. we want to help voters at home tonight know what to look for. can donald trump be stopped tomorrow? >> reporter: the short answer is yes, but it won't be easy. let's get to the map. the key state for marco rubio and ted cruz is texas. the biggest delegate prize of all on tuesday. it's ted cruz's home state. he absolutely must win. but marco rubio's got to be above 20%, or he'll get none of the delegates. in all the other super tuesday states, there's not a single one where donald trump is trailing. they've got to at least keep it close in the others. >> jon, on the democratic side tonight, we saw what hillary clinton did over the weekend, same questioio for you. can she be stopped? >> reporter: yes, but it's even hardererhan stopping donald trump. vermont, sanders' home vote, massachusetts, he'll probably win up there. but he's got to find a a way to beat or be very close to clinton down south. and he just got trounced in south carolila, down there. if he gets beat again in the
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impossible for him t# catch up. >> all right, jon karl, see you tomorrow night. can't wait to join us. i want to show everyone at home the weather maps tonight. but the weather could play into the voting tomorrow. take a look. severe storms in oklahoma tonight. tomorrow, moving across arkansas, all the way to georgia. the weather team telling us 13 million people in its path. at the northern edge, snow from the great lakes into maine, including vermont. we'll be watching that. stay with abc news for full coverage on super tuesday, with special editions of "good morning america" and a full hour of "world news tonht." then, of course, george and the entire powerhouse political team will all be heren the air, beginning at 10:00 p.m. eastern tomorrow night. in the meantime tonight, we do move on now, to other breaking news this evening. cafeteria. one student wounding two others. two more hurt, trying to get out of the way. the shooter then running into the woods, where he was caught by a police canine team. that shooter, just 14 years old. and abc's alex perez on the lunchtime.
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investigators hunting for answers. >> he just pulled out his gun and started shooting. >> reporter: after lunchtime turned to horror today at madison high schoho outside cincinnati. authorities say a 14-year-old boy, a student at the school, allegedly stormed into thearmed with a .38 caliber pistol, and opened fire. >> the first shot went, and then it kind of paused for five seconds, and then it went bang, , bang, bang. >> reporter: two students struck by bullets. another two injured by shrapnel. police say, moments after, the teenaged gunman took off on foot, but officers quickly captured the suspect. >> he was apprehended up on top of the hill, it appears still on school grounds. he was arrested atathat point. >> reporter: the attack sending this community into a panic. frantic parents gathering at a nearby gas station as authorities secured the school. investigators now working to determine a motive. and david, the 14-year-old suspect has been charged as a juvenile, wit two counts of attempted murder. authorities say the victims are
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none of the injuries are life threatening. david? >> alex perez with us tonight. alex, thank you. next, to virginia this evening, and the rookie police officer killed on her first day on the job. ashley guindon sworn in jusus the day before. she and two other officers responding to a domestic incident, meeting gun fire. all three were hit. the shooter, army staff serget ronaldhamilton. all three officers rushed to the hospital, where fellow officers showed their support. she did not survive. we turnnext here this evening to breaking developments in the ere run andrewerin andrews case, taking the stand today. suing a hotel and her stalker for $75 million after she was secretly filmed in her room. abc's eva pilgrim with her emotional testimony today. >> i saw it for two seconds and i was like, oh, my god. and i shut it down. >> reporter: erin andrews breaking down in court today, as
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discovered a naked video of herself online. >> dad, i'm naked all over the internet. i don't know what it is. >> reporter: the popular sportscaster nd cohost of "dancing with the stars" is suing the owner and manager of this nashville marriott, where she was secretly filmed by a stalker in 2008. the video has been viewed nearly 17 million times. andrews' mother, paula, described consoling her daughter. >> there was no calming her down. it's -- it's a nightmare that doesn't stop. >> reporter: andrews is also suing the man who filmed her, michael david barrett, a former insurance executive. she claims the hotel made ix easy for him to track her down and film her on his cell phone through a peephole he modified. >> i picked up the house phone and i called the operator and asked, could i have erin andrews' roomom they connected me. >> reporter: the hotel calls barrett a criminal who tricked them. barrett pled guilty to stalking in 2010 and was sentenced to 30
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>> they could have stopped this and i'm so angry. >> reporter: david, erin andrews wasn't the only woman michael barrel let secretly recorded a hotel room. he posted at least ten more videos online. david? >> eva, thank you. we turn ne^t tonight to the controversy leading up to the oscars, and taking center stage the moment host chris rock walked out. he did not waste any time. chris rock tackling the controversy right out of the gate. >> well, i'm here athe academy awards. otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. you realize, if they nominated hosts, i wouldn't even get this
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120 120-mile-per-hour hurricane-force wiwis. passengers forced to hunker down. >> the water kept coming above the window and it looked like we were in an aquarium. >> reporter: and david, those passengers have already filed suit. tonight, royal caribbean says it is just trying to be extra cautious, as that new storm approaches. that ship will arrive right here on wednesday morning. david? >> gio benitez, thank you. when we come back here on a monday, word late today, as we w remember an american actor, an oscar winner. and the new headline tonight about the zika virus, spreading
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